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Why do you have to be 18 to smoke?

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Perhaps that is the age at which self degradation is considered to be allowable.
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Why is the smoking age 18?

When one is 16 years of age, he/she is still attending school. This  will be a bad influence on the other students, which is why smoking  age is set at 18.

When did the smoking age change from 16 to 18?

  That depended on the state. Some states had 18, some 16, some 14. Some had no law at all. At some point the Federal Government forced the states to set a uniform age of

Why 18 is a legal age to smoke tobacco?

At any age younger than eighteen, you are still considered to be a minor. Most people's body's are still growing even after they turn eighteen and become adults. At this age,

Is it illegal to smoke under the age of 18?

yes,because it can get you to lots of trouble. Like drinking. Or after drinking you get caught by a police and go to jail. This is why it is illegal to smoke under the age of

Can you smoke cigarettes under 18?

Well, you're not suppose to, but minors do anyway. Im 17 going on 18 and ive been smoking since I was 12 years old. Its a bad habit. And puts a hole in your pocket whenever yo

How bad is smoking when your 18?

How bad is kinda diffcult to rate. Smoking is NEVER good. Much ofthe damage it does is what's called cumulative, meaning it adds upover the years. The sooner you start, the mo
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Why is smoking legal at 18?

Any adequate age should be determined as a legal age. It could be 19,20,21, they would be almost the same. Many people think that 21 would be more adequate.
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Can you smoke under the age of 18 in Ohio?

Yes. As per Ohio Revised Code 2151.87: (B) No child shall do any of the following unless accompanied by a parent, spouse who is eighteen years of age or older, or leg